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#9148: Drawing of Martin Luther by Johann Reiffenstein

Photo 9148: Drawing of Martin Luther by Johann Reiffenstein - Luther House, Wittenberg

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9148
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Drawing of Martin Luther by Johann Reiffenstein
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Museum label: "Johann Reiffenstein, Federzeichnung [line drawing], 1545[?], in Evangelium Secundum Matteum, Secundum Marcum, Paris: Robert Stephanus, 1541." Museum's note in English: "Johann Reiffenstein, who used to stay at Luther's house for longer periods of time, was a broadly educated scholar and also gifted as an artist. The English translation of the text reads as follows: 'Living, I was your menace, dying, I will be your death, pope. In the year of 1546, leaving his 63rd year behind while entering his 64th year, he died. And though he may be dead - he lives!'"
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51.863914° N, 12.652522° E
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September 13, 2011
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